How Do I Cancel My Reservation on TripAdvisor?

TripAdvisor makes it easy to book travel reservations, but if you need to cancel, you can handle the process with ease from your phone or computer by accessing the TripAdvisor website. If you run into difficulty, help is readily available via phone, chat or email.

TripAdvisor is a travel booking website that streamlines the vacation-planning process by allowing people to book airline, cruise, hotel and luxury car reservations in one convenient place. But sometimes even the best-laid plans fall through. When you need to cancel a reservation on TripAdvisor, this guide can help make the process a breeze.

Step 1: Go To, and View Your Bookings

Smartphones make it easy to create and change reservations. The TripAdvisor app is a handy tool that lets you access details of your dream vacation as well as your current and past bookings. To cancel your booked reservation, you can use either your smartphone or your laptop.

From your phone or computer browser, navigate to, and sign in by clicking the button in the top-right corner. Once logged in, you can visit Your Bookings from the main menu. Find the trip you need to cancel, and click the button on the right that says "Cancel Booking." Cancellation policies differ depending on the type of reservation (whether for a hotel, a tour or a minivan), so check the terms and conditions for that booking to get the specific details.

Step 2: Verify the Details, and Complete the Cancellation

Once you've selected "cancel" on the booking, you'll see the amount of your refund. If you're within the cancellation guidelines, simply press the "Cancel Booking" link. A confirmation email will be sent to you at that point with the details of your cancellation. If you're unable to cancel the booking from this page, you need to contact a representative. You can chat with a specialist from the TripAdvisor website, or you can call.

Your cancellation may not be visible from your TripAdvisor bookings page. Many types of reservations involve third parties, and you may need to reach out to the booking agent to change or cancel a reservation on TripAdvisor. For example, if you want to cancel an upcoming flight reservation, you may need to call the airline directly. Take a look at your original confirmation email to find the agency you completed your booking with as well as its contact information.

Now that you know how to manage your bookings and cancel a reservation on TripAdvisor, you can go back to planning future travel. Depending on your situation, you may not be able to manage your bookings without the help of a travel agent. If you run into any problems, contact TripAdvisor through chat, phone or email to reach a customer service representative who can guide you through the next steps.

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